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October 26 | Visitation

Monday 3:00 to 7:00 PM at Gehret Funeral Home

October 26 | Visitation

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October 27 | Memorial Service

Tuesday 10:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Louis Church in North Star

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Alberta M. Rethman

August 16, 1938 - October 21, 2020

Alberta M. (Osterloh) Rethman,

Age 82, of Wabash-York Road, Versailles, Ohio, passed away of natural causes at her residence Wednesday evening, October 21, 2020. She was born August 16, 1938, in Egypt, Ohio, to the late Aloys & Blanche (Meier) Osterloh. On January 6, 1962, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Egypt, Alberta married James “Jack” C. Rethman who survives. Also surviving are five children: Ken Rethman & Ann Heitbrink of Anna, Elaine & Kenny Kuhn of Greenville, Bob & Tracy Rethman of St. Henry, Dan & Jodie Rethman of Versailles and Julie & Tom Barhorst of Sidney; eleven grandchildren: Brian Rethman, Sarah & Eric Heitkamp, Taylor Rethman & fianc√© Eric Schmitmeyer, Katelyn, Carlee, Derek, Clare, Jayme and Daniel Rethman, Olivia and Blake Barhorst along with two grteat-grandchildren, Ellie and Clayton Heitkamp; four siblings: Jerry Ostherloh of New Bremen, Linus & Yolanda Osterloh of Columbus, Irvin & Norma Osterloh of Adams, WI and Janice & Tom Weitzel of Columbus: sisters & brothers-in-law: Jovita Osterloh of St. Henry, Barb Osterloh of Minster, Wanda Homan of Rossburg, Gladys Rethman of Maria Stein, Sharon Mayle of Dayton and Deb & Mike Thobe of Tipp City along with numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five siblings: Alma & Ed Puthoff, Rita & Norb Eilerman, Othmar, Ivo and Laura Osterloh; brothers & sisters-in-law: Clem Homan, Connie & Jerry Meyer, Dennis Rethman and Gene Mayle.

Alberta had been a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, St. Ann’s Ladies Sodality and the North Star American Legion Auxiliary. A dedicated farm wife and homemaker, Bertie enjoyed baking, gardening, canning and spending time with her grandchildren. She was also a spirited card player.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at St. Louis Church in North Star with Rev. David Howard presiding. Interment will follow at St. Louis Cemetery. Friends may call Monday 3:00 to 7:00 PM and Tuesday 9:00 to 9:45 AM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing at all funeral rites. Memorials may be made to Relay for Life or charities of choice. Private condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.

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